The American Agriculturist

Author: Orange Judd Publishing Company, Inc. (New York)

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Category: Agriculture

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The American Agriculturist

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American Agriculturist

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The American Agriculturist Family Cyclopædia

A Book of Reference for the Various Departments of Human Knowledge, Including Agriculture, Astronomy, Architecture, the Various Arts and Sciences, Biography, Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Geography, Geology, History, Horticulture, Literature, Mechanics, Medicine, Mythology, Physiology, Natural History, and Many Others, Together with a Special Agricultural Supplement ...

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Category: Encyclopedias and dictionaries

Page: 704

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The American Agriculturist

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AMER AGRICULTURIST HIST OF THE

Author: Everit Brown

Publisher: Wentworth Press

ISBN: 9781360200774

Category: History

Page: 618

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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.
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The American Farmer's Instructor, Or Practical Agriculturist

Comprehending the Cultivation of Plants, the Husbandry of the Domestic Animals, and the Economy of the Farm; Together with a Variety of Information which Will be Found Important to the Farmer

Author: Francis S. Wiggins

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Category: Agriculture

Page: 504

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American Agriculturist

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The American Farmer

Author: John S. Skinner

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Sowing the American Dream

How Consumer Culture Took Root in the Rural Midwest

Author: David Blanke

Publisher: Ohio University Press

ISBN: 0821413473

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 282

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From 1840 to 1900, midwestern Americans experienced firsthand the profound economic, cultural, and structural changes that transformed the nation from a premodern, agrarian state to one that was urban, industrial, and economically interdependent. Midwestern commercial farmers found themselves at the heart of these changes. Their actions and reactions led to the formation of a distinctive and particularly democratic consumer ethos, which is still being played out today. By focusing on the consumer behavior of midwestern farmers, Sowing the American Dream provides illustrative examples of how Americans came to terms with the economic and ideological changes that swirled around them. From the formation of the Grange to the advent of mail-order catalogs, the buying patterns of rural midwesterners set the stage for the coming century. Carefully documenting the rise and fall of the powerful purchasing cooperatives, David Blanke explains the shifting trends in collective consumerism, which ultimately resulted in a significant change in the way that midwestern consumers pursued their own regional identity, community, and independence.
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My Favorite Yankee Miracles

1,001 Quick Fixes, Crazy Potions & Can't-Miss Cures for Home & Garden

Author: Yankee Books

Publisher: Rodale

ISBN: 9780899093970

Category: Dwellings

Page: 374

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Contains over a thousand long-standing household tips, covering such aspects as cleaning, decorating, repair and maintenance, holiday celebrations, health, beauty and body care, pet care, houseplants, and kitchen and flower gardening.
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American Farm Book

Author: Richard Lamb Allen,Joel Barlow,Daniel Jay Browne

Publisher: Applewood Books

ISBN: 1429014180

Category: Gardening

Page: 392

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""Richard Allen's 1850 work is a comprehensive introduction to American agriculture for the practical farmer. This volume is bound together with Joel Barlow's famous agricultural poem """"The Hasty-Pudding, a poem in Three Cantos"""" and with """"A Memoir on Maize or Indian Corn,"""" compiled by D.J. Browne.""
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Visions of Zion

Christianity, Modernization and the American Pursuit of Liberty Progressivism in Rural Nelson and Washington Counties Kentucky

Author: J. Larry Hood

Publisher: University Press of America

ISBN: 9780761830658

Category: History

Page: 292

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Three decades after the Civil War-amidst a resurgent patriotic fervor, a new Christian Awakening and an enveloping modernization promising heretofore unimagined heights of prosperity and well-being-a new generation of Americans in rural Nelson and Washington Counties, Kentucky, were experiencing what Lincoln in their fathers' war had promised: a new birth of freedom. Before them they saw the ancient vision of Zion, America as the new Promised Land, the Christian Republic, the Shining City on a Hill, shedding its light of prosperity and freedom on all. Their destiny and calling, they had no doubt, was to secure liberty and its blessings for themselves and posterity. This was the Vision and the hope that united them as a people and as a crusading army at home and abroad, inspiring a multitude of social and political reforms and drawing them into the Great War of 1914-1918. It is this story that Visions of Zion tells-of dreams that united and divided, that lifted up and brought low-a story of a drive for everlasting peace that led to war and that finally ends with the collapse of Zion and fading of all those wondrous dreams of a better world.
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The Farmers' Cabinet, and American Herd-book

Devoted to Agriculture, Horticulture, and Rural and Domestic Affairs ...

Author: Francis S. Wiggins,James Pedder,Josiah Tatum

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Eating History

Thirty Turning Points in the Making of American Cuisine

Author: Andrew F. Smith

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231511752

Category: Cooking

Page: 392

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Food expert and celebrated food historian Andrew F. Smith recounts in delicious detail the creation of contemporary American cuisine. The diet of the modern American wasn't always as corporate, conglomerated, and corn-rich as it is today, and the style of American cooking, along with the ingredients that compose it, has never been fixed. With a cast of characters including bold inventors, savvy restaurateurs, ruthless advertisers, mad scientists, adventurous entrepreneurs, celebrity chefs, and relentless health nuts, Smith pins down the truly crackerjack history behind the way America eats. Smith's story opens with early America, an agriculturally independent nation where most citizens grew and consumed their own food. Over the next two hundred years, however, Americans would cultivate an entirely different approach to crops and consumption. Advances in food processing, transportation, regulation, nutrition, and science introduced highly complex and mechanized methods of production. The proliferation of cookbooks, cooking shows, and professionally designed kitchens made meals more commercially, politically, and culturally potent. To better understand these trends, Smith delves deeply and humorously into their creation. Ultimately he shows how, by revisiting this history, we can reclaim the independent, locally sustainable roots of American food.
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Manual of Flax Culture

Seven Prize Essays, on the Culture of the Crop, and on Dressing the Fibre; with Other Essays and Statements, Copious Illustrations, and a Glossary

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Category: Flax

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Alfred Marshall

Critical Responses

Author: Peter D. Groenewegen

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780415181440

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 212

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This is the first collection that documents a comprehensive range of material from Marshall's own lifetime. Alfred Marshall is one of the most important figures in the history of economics. Although there are several collections which draw together parts of the vast critical literature that has developed on Marshall in the twentieth century, this extensive set is the first to cover the whole of Marshall's career, and draws on a very wide range of sources, many of which are extremely rare. It includes: * a selection of Marshall's own writings not previously reprinted * press reviews of Marshall's writings, including reviews of both his major and minor books, and review notices of articles and addresses * biographical material from contemporary Who's Whopublications and obituaries
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American Pests

The Losing War on Insects from Colonial Times to DDT

Author: James E. McWilliams

Publisher: Columbia University Press

ISBN: 0231511361

Category: Science

Page: 312

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The world of insects is one we only dimly understand. Yet from using arsenic, cobalt, and quicksilver to kill household infiltrators to employing the sophisticated tools of the Orkin Man, Americans have fought to eradicate the "bugs" they have learned to hate. Inspired by the still-revolutionary theories of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, James E. McWilliams argues for a more harmonious and rational approach to our relationship with insects, one that does not harm our environment and, consequently, ourselves along the way. Beginning with the early techniques of colonial farmers and ending with the modern use of chemical insecticides, McWilliams deftly shows how America's war on insects mirrors its continual struggle with nature, economic development, technology, and federal regulation. He reveals a very American paradox: the men and women who settled and developed this country sought to control the environment and achieve certain economic goals; yet their methods of agricultural expansion undermined their efforts and linked them even closer to the inexorable realities of the insect world. As told from the perspective of the often flamboyant actors in the battle against insects, American Pests is a fascinating investigation into the attitudes, policies, and practices that continue to influence our behavior toward insects. Asking us to question, if not abandon, our reckless (and sometimes futile) attempts at insect control, McWilliams convincingly argues that insects, like people, have an inherent right to exist and that in our attempt to rid ourselves of insects, we compromise the balance of nature.
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